Jython, lest you do not know of it, is the most compelling weapon the Java platform has for its survival into the 21st century - SeanMcGrath

Why Jython

There are numerous alternative languages implemented for the Java VM. The following features help to separate Jython from the rest:

What Does Jython Do Well?

Differences - Python & Jython

Python 2.7

Jython 2.7

  1. Global Interpreter Lock, explained in [http://docs.python.org/api/threads.html Python documentation, chapter 8.1] (1)